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Morning Roundup: January 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jennifer Lawrence 'too drunk' to talk, firefighters battle blaze with beer, Florida proposes medical pot for seizures, and Colorado stoners steal mile marker 420. MORE  

Another Day, Another Florida Politician Busted for Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

While not quite on the level of Toronto's Rob Ford, two Florida politicians have made their share of drug news in recent days. MORE  

Booze Cruise Helps Politicians Craft Gun Laws

By McCarton Ackerman

Illinois Senators forge bipartisan agreements aboard an alcohol-drenched yacht. MORE  

Pro-Pot Campaigns Recruit the Right

By Tony O'Neill

Marijuana activists appeal to individualism and states' rights to win over prominent Republicans. MORE  

The Drug War Debate the Pols Want to Stifle

By Tony O'Neill

The Huffington Post's "Shadow Conventions" tackle subjects the Republicans and Democrats dodge. Here's a quick guide to a feast of drug-war reading. MORE  

Video: Quail and Cocaine Don't Mix, Says Candidate

By McCarton Ackerman

A Wisconsin Senate candidate's ad says the government spent $400,000 to study the effects of coke on the sex life of the Japanese quail. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 18, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Republicans and Democrats agree that booze is vital at the DNC, alcohol abuse in the military is an epidemic, and Terminator's Nick Stahl quits rehab early. MORE  

Liberal Drinking and Conservative Thinking

By Bryan Le

New research suggests that alcohol consumption may result in political conservatism. MORE  

Florida Becomes First State to Drug Test Public Workers

By McCarton Ackerman

Rick Scott continues his controversial crusade to keep tax money from becoming drug money. MORE  

What Killed Andrew Breitbart?

By Maer Roshan and Hunter R. Slaton

Mainstream media outlets have jumped on rumors that the controversial conservative icon was assassinated by the President. So why are they ignoring a much likelier scenario? MORE  

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